Richard H. Blake, Debra Monk, et al. Set for IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE 10 Tonight, 6/17
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 10 is the tenth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. Tonight's June 17 show features performances and stories from original cast members and writers of several of the featured shows. This is an essential concert for musical theatre nerds.
If It Only Even Runs A Minute is Created and Produced by Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Kevin Michael Murphy. Musical director is Caleb Hoyer. The series recently won a Bistro Award. Check out: http://ifitonlyevenrunsaminute.com
The 7pm concert will star: Etai BenShlomo, Richard H. Blake, Jared Bradshaw, Ted Chapin, Michelle Federer, John Hickok, Louis Hobson, Debra Monk, Anne L. Nathan, Lindsay Northen, and Jill Paice.
The 7pm concert will feature songs from and stories about A Man of No Importance, The Gay Life, Leap of Faith, Molly, Musical Chairs, Oil City Symphony, Parade, The Prince of Central Park, and They’re Playing Our Song! Doors open at 6pm for the 7pm show.
The 10pm concert will star: Kennedy Caughell, Brian DeCaluwe, Kenny Francoeur, Tricia Giordano, Colin Hanlon, Anika Larsen, Lauren Lawson, Kevin Michael Murphy, Andrey Patino, Troy Pepicelli, Melissa Rapelje, Jose Restrepo, Katie Thompson, Alysha Umphress, Donna Vivino, Tony Yazbeck and Zack Zadek!
The 10pm concert will feature songs from and stories about Billy, Fame, I Love You Because, Love Cycle, Never Gonna Dance, The Red Shoes, Something’s Afoot, Saturday Night Fever, Zanna, Don’t!, and Zombie Prom! Doors open at 9:30pm for the 10pm show.
The concerts will include Ted Chapin (Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Theater Wing) speaking about the musical Molly, which he Assistant Directed on Broadway in 1973. They will also feature Louis Hobson (Next To Normal, Leap Of Faith) sharing a story and song from the latter show, which closed after 19 performances this Spring, and a performance from Love Cycle, the 1979 made-for-TV musical which originally featured Patti LuPone as a ghost trapped in a washing machine.
Le Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street in Manhattan.
Tickets are priced $20 and there is a two item minimum. For tickets, visit http://lepoissonrouge.com
Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.